The Kiwi skipper and his troops managed to tie both the main game and Super Over, but England prevailed.
The two teams tie both the main game and Super Over, but it’s the hosts that walk away with the trophy.
A new winner will be crowned on Sunday at the home of cricket, Lord’s. Will it be Eoin Morgan’s England or Kane Williamson’s New Zealand?
The Aussies though lament the tame way they surrendered their title.
The defeat to New Zealand in Wednesday’s semi-final came after a top-order batting collapse had left them teetering at 24-4.
It’s a club one of the Proteas’ legends joined for this year’s tournament.

Five Cricket World Cup stars for the future

Depressingly, don’t expect any South Africans here…

Left is right for Cricket World Cup quicks

This year’s tournament has certainly been richer for the fact that southpaw quicks have dominated.

WATCH: Police probe crowd trouble at Cricket World Cup

Authorities previously said crowd trouble at cricket was “relatively unheard of” and the match had been assessed as low risk, with no need for a police presence.

West Indies legend Lara admitted to Mumbai hospital

The 50-year-old Trinidadian was rushed to hospital after he complained of chest pain during a promotional event.

Shami hat-trick seals India World Cup win against Afghanistan

Afghanistan, appearing at only their second World Cup, lost the toss but restricted India to 224 for eight in their 50 overs, giving themselves a genuine chance for a huge upset.

WATCH: Morgan surprises himself with sixes record

Asked about the feeling of hitting a six, Morgan said: “It’s like hitting a golf ball off the tee.”

Eoin Morgan breaks AB’s record as England bully Afghans

The England skipper certainly provided great entertainment at Old Trafford.

Finch, Starc shine as Australia beat Sri Lanka in World Cup

Finch equalled his career-best one-day international score with a masterful 153.

No need for England to panic over World Cup injuries, says Morgan

Both he and Roy had to leave the pitch during the West Indies innings after suffering injuries en route to a comfortable win.

Cricket chiefs deny World Cup TV ‘gagging’ order

West Indies great Michael Holding criticised umpires Ruchira Palliyaguruge and Chris Gaffaney in the group game in Nottingham for caving in to pressure.

Record-breaker Coulter-Nile leads Aussies to Windies win

It was difficult to believe that the quick is a tailender with the bat after his special effort subdues worthy opponents.

New Zealand survive Bangladesh scare to win thriller

The Kiwis were cruising before losing five wickets for 58 runs.

Hafeez hails ‘total team effort’ as Pakistan shock England

It was a remarkable result for Pakistan, just days after they were thrashed by the West Indies.

Afghanistan pledge to learn from Australia World Cup drubbing

The rank outsiders at the tournament in England and Wales had a terrible start against the defending champions.




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